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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Articles tagged: Los Angeles Angels

Mike Scioscia hurting Angels with his sacrifice bunt-happy ways

Mike Scioscia used to be lauded for his smallball managerial style, but it’s time to recognize that the approach is hurting the team. The Los Angeles Angels have gone 1-2 to start the season. People like to say it’s too early to overreact, but it’s not too early for me to point out some poor…Read More

Mike Trout’s agent disappointed with Angels over contract renewal price

Mike Trout’s agent, Craig Landis, is disappointed with the Angels over the amount of money for which they chose to renew his client’s contract. Trout just completed his rookie season for the Angels. MLB players with 0-3 years of service time are paid what the team chooses (so long as it’s over the minimum). Players…Read More

Firing hitting coach Mickey Hatcher is a big step for Angels’ organization

The Angels announced a major move on Tuesday when they fired hitting coach Mickey Hatcher and replaced him with Triple-A hitting coach Jim Eppard. The switch means much more than a potential for the team’s hitting to improve; it indicates a major change within the organization. Hatcher was one of Mike Scioscia’s original assistant coaches…Read More

MLB teams with biggest offseasons are struggling the most

One month of the baseball season has passed. Albert Pujols has as many home runs on May 2nd as he did on December 2nd. The Dodgers are in first place, this time not just for being one of the Major Leagues’ most mismanaged teams. Who would have predicted this would be the case? Maybe it…Read More

Angels call up Mike Trout after releasing Bobby Abreu

The Angels promoted prospect Mike Trout and released Bobby Abreu on Friday in response to the team’s early-season struggles. The Angels are 6-14, have lost five in a row, and are currently one of the worst teams in the American League. They’re tied for last in the AL with 13 home runs, tied for the…Read More

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